Bram Stoker | Critical Essay by Daniel Farson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Bram Stoker.
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Critical Essay by Daniel Farson

SOURCE: Farson, Daniel. “A Literary Man on Holiday.” In The Man Who Wrote Dracula: A Biography of Bram Stoker, pp. 88-104. London: Michael Joseph, 1975.

In the following excerpt, Farson contends that Stoker's frequent travels provided settings and inspirations for his short fiction.

With a stamina that seems colossal today, Bram Stoker managed the business affairs of the Lyceum, advised Irving on the productions, arranged the tours of America, and accompanied the actor on his journeys throughout Britain. It seems incredible that he could raise the energy and time to concentrate on anything else. Yet, during this period, he resumed his legal studies and succeeded in passing his examinations. He was called to the bar in 1890, which at least saved him the time-consuming chore of jury duty.

And he wrote books! By the time he quoted Stanley's...

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